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Carlo Klemm

Millions of bees from overturned truck 'get nasty' as they're moved

CBC News

Monday, June 30, 2008

EXCERPT:

Improving weather conditions in northwestern New Brunswick is making the recovery of 12 million bees that spilled onto the Trans-Canada Highway after an accident on Monday morning more difficult.

Until the late afternoon, light rain in the area had kept most of the honeybees calm as bee experts worked to slowly move 330 crates of the insects onto a new truck after the vehicle they were in overturned.

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Edited by Santa Rielly

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Michael Rielly

Yikes!

:frantic:

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Santa JerryO

Hope most all of them survive, we really need these little fellows!

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Guest clauswithacause

"Officials are now smoking the bees"

Can you do that? Is it addictive, are there health hazards?

I thought it was funny that this generated over 10 pages of comments is a short time and half or more of them were punny!

OK, everyone Bee calm, everything is under control!

We don't want anyone breaking out in hives.

I hope the RCMP don't Beecome a Target of any investigations Beecause of this...

Surely the trucker should recieve a Stinging rebuke for not Beeing as careful as he should Bee.

He might get the Point if it were explained how dangerous it it to transport these critters.

I'll bet the owner in Ontario is as mad as a Hornet!

Beenadryl anyone?

Might Bee a good idea to stay home and avoid the detour...

Polination in the area might Spike after this! Flower populations will Swell. (So might a few of the humans in the area...)

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Santa Craig Wilson

Smoking the bees??? How do you keep them lit ?? :santa_huh::santa_wink:

Edited by Santa Craig Wilson

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Kona

What a nightmare

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